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Title Adventures of Superman. The complete first season [videorecording] / produced by Robert J. Maxwell and Bernard Luber.

Imprint Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2005]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    SUP  v.1    Available
 GDL Central Library DVD    SUP  v.2    Available
 GDL Central Library DVD    SUP  v.3    Available
 GDL Central Library DVD    SUP  v.4    Available
 GDL Central Library DVD    SUP  v.5    Available
Description 5 videodiscs (662 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Title from container.
Originally broadcast on television during the 1952-53 season.
Special features: Retrospective documentary "Adventures of Superman : from inkwell to backlot" featuring Jack Larson, Leonard Maltin and others; 1951 theatrical feature "Superman and the mole men", later to be televised as the 2-part "The unknown people"; "Pony express days", vintage Warner Bros. historical short starring George Reeves; commentary on 4 key episodes by Superman chroniclers Gary H. Grossman and Chuck Harter; original Kellog's cereal commercials.
Contents Disc 1. Episode 1. Superman on earth -- Episode 2. The haunted lighthouse -- Episode 3. The talkative dummy -- Episode 4. The mystery of the broken statues -- Episode 5. The monkey mystery -- Episode 6. A night of terror -- Disc 2. Episode 7. The birthday letter -- Episode 8. The mind machine -- Episode 9. Rescue -- Episode 10. The secret of Superman -- Episode 11. No holds barred -- Episode 12. The deserted village -- Disc 3. Episode 13. The stolen costume -- Episode 14. Treasure of the Incas -- Episode 15. Double trouble -- Episode 16. Mystery in wax -- Episode 17. Runaway robot -- Episode 18. Drums of death -- Disc 4. Episode 19. The evil three -- Episode 20. Riddle of the Chinese jade -- Episode 21. The human bomb -- Episode 22. Czar of the underworld -- Episode 23. The ghost wolf -- Episode 24. Crime wave -- Disc 5. Episode 25. The unknown people part 1 -- Episode 26. The unknown people part 2 -- Special features.
Credits Superman created by Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster.
Cast George Reeves, Phyllis Coates, Jack Larson, John Hamilton, Robert Shayne.
Summary The first season of the first Superman TV series.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen presentation ; Dolby Digital mono.
Language English dialogue, optional English, French or Spanish subtitles ; closed-captioned.
Subject Superman (Fictitious character) -- Drama.
Lane, Lois (Fictitious character) -- Drama.
Genre/Form Superhero films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Maxwell, Robert J., -1971.
Luber, Bernard, 1906-1981
Reeves, George, 1914-1959.
Coates, Phyllis.
Larson, Jack, 1933-
Siegel, Jerry, 1914-1996.
Shuster, Joe.
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Note Title on container spine: Adventures of Superman. Season 1
Added Title Superman (Television program : 1952-1957)
Superman and the mole men.
ISBN 0790798050
Standard No. 012569420021
Music No. 4200 Warner Home Video

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